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February Nature Study Day in Photos!

FTCCIS Nature Study Days in the Children’s Forest continued this month with an epic hike up Blitz Bluff and north around the east side of the Carrington Lagoon!  

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Asha’s Letter to the SVI

The Social Venture Institute is an annual gathering at Hollyhock, Cortes Island, to share goals, challenges and successes amongst leaders of established small business and non-profit enterprises. Asha is a passionate thirteen-year-old on Cortes who has been advocating for the … Continue reading

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AGM Reports — BioBlitz, Youth Activities, Streamkeepers and more

These reports were presented at the Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society’s 2017 AGM. Enjoy! 2017 Chair’s Report by Chris Dragseth 2017 BioBlitz Report by Sabina Leader Mense 2017 Streamkeepers Report by Christine Robinson 2017 Youth Director … Continue reading

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Children’s Forest AGM Update

The Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society had our Annual General Meeting on November 23, 2017. We would like to provide you a summary of our meeting, which outlines the past year and where our focus will … Continue reading

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A Forest Full of Thanks…

… to everyone who contributed to, participated in, and supported BioBlitz 2017! What an amazing weekend we had in the northern wilds of Cortes Island! We had some truly WILD moments: rooting and pooting for insects, braving a full-on sou’easter … Continue reading

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BioBlitz Benefit Success – Our Thanks!

The Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society would like to extend sincere thanks to all community members who came out to support our recent BioBlitz Benefit; thank you! 64 dinners were served and the stars of the … Continue reading

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Children’s Forest Theatre performs The Lorax at Seafest

The Children’s Forest youth theatre troupe performed The Lorax at the Cortes SeaFest festival at the Gorge Harbour on May 21st. Under the direction of FTCCIS board member Connie Brill, the youth presented a well-polished interpretation of Dr. Seuss’s classic … Continue reading

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Children’s Forest BioBlitz 2016

  FTCCIS sponsored the first ever Children’s Forest BioBlitz from noon April 16 to noon April 17, 2016. Cortes youth hosted the event, which was attended by just over 70 people; 35 youth & 20 accompanying parents camping overnight at … Continue reading

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Get Ready to BioBlitz! – Final Schedule

The 24 hour survey of the Children’s Forest; 1200 pm April 16 – 1200 pm April 17, 2016 is coming closer!!! Everyone is welcome to join in this celebration of our forest lands!! Our team of talented Cortes naturalists are … Continue reading

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Get Ready to BioBlitz!!!

A weekend of exploration, discovery, fun and learning to celebrate the biodiversity of our forestlands! EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Friday evening, April 15, we will start off the weekend with a Forest Feast at Gorge Hall, hosted by Cortes youth. Tickets … Continue reading

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